BT TV channels

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  • Includes FREE BT Sport
  • Up to 70 Freeview TV and radio channels
  • Catch up TV with BBC iPlayer and others
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  • Free BT Sport Europe
  • YouView box included
  • Truly unlimited downloads

BT TV channels: What do I get?


BT TV ( uses a YouView box, which delivers you more than 70 basic Freeview channels if you go for an Starter package. And, because it’s BT, you’ll get BT Sport thrown in as well - everyone can watch online and via smartphone app, but you need at least 6.5Mb broadband to watch it on TV.

Here are all the channels you'll get:




BBC One, BBC Two, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, ITV2, BBC Three, BBC Four, ITV3, Pick, Dave, Channel 4 +1, More 4, Really, Yesterday, Drama, 5USA, ITV4, Dave ja vu, ITVBe, ITV2 +1, E4, E4 +1, 5*, Spike, ITV +1, ITV3 +1, Quest, Quest +1, S4/C, Channel 5 +1, 4seven, BBC Alba, Challenge, 4seven, Channel 5 +24, True Entertainment, CBS Action, CBS Reality, Tru TV, Tru TV +1, Horror Channel, regional channels


Food Network, Travel Channel, Community Channel, TBN, Motors TV, Daystar


4 Music, Viva


Film 4, Film 4 +1, Movie Mix, Movies 4 Men


QVC, Ideal World, QVC Beauty, Create and Craft, The Store, Rocks and Co, Gems TV, The Jewellery Channel, Price Drop, Bid TV, Big Deal


CBBC, CBeebies, CITV, Pop, Tiny Pop


BBC News, BBC Parliament, Sky News, Al Jazeera English, Al Jazeera Arabic, RT, Arise News


BT Sport 1, BT Sport 2, BT Sport Showcase, BT Sport Europe, BT Sport ESPN


BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 1 Xtra, BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Radio 5SX, BBC Radio 6 Music, BBC Radio 4 Extra, BBC Radio Asian, BBC World Service, The Hits, Kiss, Kiss Fresh, Kisstory, Magic, Smash Hits, Heart, Heat, Smooth, Kerrang, talkSPORT, Capital FM, Premier Christian Radio, U105.8, Absolute, Heart, Insight, Classic FM, LBC, Q


BBC One HD, BBC Two HD, ITV HD, Channel 4 HD, BBC Three HD, CBBC HD, BBC Four HD, BBC News HD, Al Jazeera HD, Channel 4 +1 HD, 4seven HD, CBeebies HD, QVC Beauty HD, QVC +1 HD, Clirlun

Entertainment Plus

True to its name, Entertainment Plus is a little more entertaining. 25 extra channels are added, including GOLD, Discovery, and Eurosport. You’ll get everything above included, plus:




Watch, GOLD, Alibi, Comedy Central, Comedy Central Extra, TLC, SyFy, Universal, E!, FOX, MTV, Sony TV, Lifetime


Discovery, Animal Planet, Nat Geo, NatGeo WILD, History, H2, Crime and Investigation, ID


Eurosport 1, Eurosport 2


Movies 24

Entertainment Ultra HD

Entertainment Ultra HD is where you’ll find 4K BT Sport Ultra HD. It also comes with the BT Kids and HD Extra Bolt-ons included. So altogether you’ll get all the channels in Entertainment Plus along with:




BT Sport Ultra HD, BT Sport 1 HD, BT Sport 2 HD, BT Sport Europe HD, BT Sport ESPN HD, Eurosport 1 HD, Eurosport 2 HD


Cartoon Network, Cartoonito, Boomerang, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, Nickelodeon, Nick Toons, Nick Jr


FOX HD, Nat Geo HD, Nat Geo WILD HD, MTV HD, History HD, Crime and Investigation HD, Discovery HD, Animal Planet HD, TLC HD, SyFy HD, Comedy Central HD


If the TV you’re getting just isn’t enough, there’s always the option to add a Bolt-on. These cost a little more each month, but you get a nice range of extra channels or services, and you can stop and start your subscription whenever you want. Here’s what you can get:


What you get


On demand movies and box sets in the Netflix catalogue


On demand albums, music videos, and concerts


Boomerang, Cartoon Network, Cartoonito, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, Nickelodeon, Nick Toons, Nick Jr, on demand

Sky Cinema

The whole Sky Cinema suite: Premiere, Action and Adventure, Disney, Showcase, Family, Comedy, Sci Fi and Horror, Greats, Crime and Thriller, Select, Drama and Romance, on demand

HD Extra

Animal Planet HD, Comedy Central HD, Crime and Investigation HD, Discovery HD, Eurosport 1 HD, Eurosport 2 HD, FOX HD, History HD, MTV HD, Nat Geo HD, Nat Geo WILD HD, SyFy HD, TLC HD, BT Sport 1 HD, BT Sport 2 HD, BT Sport Europe HD, BT Sport ESPN HD


BT Sport 1 HD, BT Sport 2 HD, BT Sport Europe HD, ESPN HD, Sky Sports 1, Sky Sports 2

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Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Can I get BT TV?
    Probably. The minimum requirement for getting BT TV is a TV aerial and a BT broadband package with download speeds of at least 2Mb. BT broadband is available to the vast majority of the country, so you're probably in luck. To get certain TV services, however - including BT Sport - you'll need BT Infinity, which isn't quite as widely available.
  2. What do I need to get BT TV?
    You'll need BT broadband with a minimum download speed of 2Mb, and a TV aerial that’ll allow you to receive Freeview TV and radio channels, preferably a rooftop aerial. For some services, such as BT Sport, you'll need fibre optic BT Infinity broadband too.
  3. Can I get BT TV without BT broadband?
    No - all BT TV packages include either BT broadband or BT Infinity, so if you want BT TV, you’ll need to switch to BT broadband. If you only want BT Sport you can add it to any Sky or Virgin Media TV package.
  4. How long does it take to get BT TV?
    BT will get BT TV up and running as soon as it’s switched you to BT broadband, which it aims to do within two weeks of getting your order. An engineer will set it up for you and run you through how it works. This takes around 30 minutes - you can book an appointment when you order your package.
  5. Can I save money by bundling TV, phone and broadband?
    Yes you can. Providers like Sky and Virgin Media offer competitively priced bundles, comprising broadband, home phone and TV, and getting all three services from the same place often leads to significant savings. It also makes it easier to manage finances, as all services come on a single bill.
  6. How do I switch to a new TV service?
    Switching TV services is a breeze if you use a comparison service like ours. Simply enter your postcode, and we’ll list all your different options side by side, so you can easily compare features and price. When you find a package you like, click the link and you’ll be taken straight to the provider’s site. Fast, simple and hassle-free.